Eric Horng
Eric Horng joined ABC 7 Chicago, the city's top-rated news station, as general assignment reporter in August 2010.

He came to ABC 7 Chicago with a wealth of experience and an outstanding reputation as a journalist. Based out of Chicago as an ABC News Correspondent, Horng reported for all major ABC News platforms including "World News," "Nightline," "Good Morning America," ABC News Radio, ABC News NOW and He was also a regular fill-in anchor for early morning programs "World News Now" and "America This Morning."

During his time with ABC News, Horng covered a number of major stories including the Northern Illinois University shooting, the Minneapolis bridge collapse, Terri Schiavo legal battle in Florida and the Michael Jackson criminal trial in California. In 2005, Horng filed live reports from Louisiana during and after Hurricane Katrina made landfall. On election night in 2008, he filed reports from Chicago's Grant Park; the site of President Obama's victory speech.

Before joining ABC News in 2003, Horng was a correspondent for CNN. He was based in Atlanta from 1998 to 2000 and Los Angeles from 2000 to 2003. At CNN, he reported on several high-profile stories, including the Elizabeth Smart kidnapping case, the Shuttle Columbia disaster, the Elian Gonzalez custody fight and the Academy Awards.

Horng is a native Chicagoan who grew up in suburban Darien and Northbrook, Illinois. He is an honors graduate of Glenbrook North High School and graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with Bronze Tablet honors which recognize the top one-percent of college graduating classes. Horng is an avid Chicago sports fan.

Following the school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, now the deadliest school shooting since Parkland, Florida, in February, many are wondering what can be done to keep students out of danger while in school.
Back of the Yards residents went face-to-face with their alderman and police Thursday night nearly two weeks after an ATF agent was ambushed and shot. Residents of the neighborhood are tired of living in fear and demanded more protection.
Aurora police said 11 people were injured when an ambulance carrying a patient T-boned a minivan Wednesday afternoon.
A car crashed and caught fire in the city's Garfield Park neighborhood after what witnesses said was a police pursuit. Three individuals are in custody, police said.
A second round of strong spring storms moved across the Chicago area, unleashing sudden downpours and hail, especially in the western suburbs.